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Executive Director Kelly Pollock Elected to Advisory Council for the Arts Education Network at Americans for the Arts

COCA Executive Director Kelly Pollock was recently elected by her peers from around the country to serve as an advisory council member to the Arts Education Network at Americans for the Arts (AFTA). Congratulations, Kelly, on this national recognition! Release from Americans for The Arts: Americans for the Arts today announced new and re-elected advisory… Read More

By Abby Crawford As we celebrate Arts in Education Week, I’ve been reflecting on everything good that happens #becauseofartsed. This was a summer of learning for me. I planned and participated in a wealth of arts education workshops and seminars and lectures…lots of time to think and lots of time to reflect…and through it all something… Read More

By Abby Crawford Over the past year, we at COCA have been working toward a strategic Trauma Aware partnership. We are experts in dance, theatre, voice, and art and design. Trauma? Not so much. We found experts right here in St. Louis, and we pursued a partnership with Alive and Well Communities to help us… Read More